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Homemade Chorizo

post #1 of 4
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This is my moms recipe. Pretty basic for chorizo except she uses 1/4 cup Tequila. 


Sealing for the freezer.


post #2 of 4
Tequila? In chorizo? WHY haven't I thought of that before? I'd bet that is an over the top flavor that would leave people guessing!

Are ya gonna share the recipe? biggrin.gif
post #3 of 4
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This is my moms recipe.


1 tablespoon vegetable or canola oil (use spanish brands)
1 tablespoon hot smoked mexican paprika (smoked was my add)
1 tablespoon sweet smoked paprika or other ground chile (such as ancho chile, pasilla chile, guajillo chile, or New Mexico chile) 
2 teaspoons dried mexican oregano, crumbled
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon teaspoon ground cinnamon

2 tablespoons Tequilla (use more for a larger batch)
garlic cloves, peeled and minced 
1 pound  pork sausage or very fatty ground pork (or grind your own using 2/3 pork shoulder and 1/3 pork fatback)
1 teaspoon fine sea salt, or to taste 
1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

post #4 of 4

That sounds like an excellent recipe!!



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